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Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend UW-Madison.
See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at UW-Madison. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.
Learn about costs to attend UW-Madison and how much financial aid is typically awarded.
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Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at UW-Madison.
Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at UW-Madison – inside and outside the classroom.
See which majors are most popular at UW-Madison and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.
Discover how many students who start at UW-Madison finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.
Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at UW-Madison.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a major research university, nationally and internationally renowned for its academic excellence, resources, faculty, commitment to undergraduate education, and dedication to out-of-classroom learning experiences.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is one of the largest and most-respected universities in the United States, with more than 40,000 students and 400,000 living alumni. As the flagship institution of the Wisconsin state university system, UW-Madison has deep connections with its home state, but also a proud tradition of thinking and acting globally. Few institutions anywhere are more widely recognized as leaders in research, teaching, and public service. Often cited as one of the most picturesque university settings in the country, the UW-Madison campus is strikingly cosmopolitan, representing every state in the nation and hundreds of countries. Growing with the times to meet changing needs in education and research has kept UW-Madison great. With an eye to the future, we continue to change, guaranteeing a community and environment where true learning can take place.
The Wisconsin Experience is everything that takes place between your first-year experience and graduation. Rich and engaging in and out-of-classroom experiences combined with creative and energetic students produces graduates who are extraordinary citizens, respected community members and global leaders.
The Wisconsin Experience prepares UW-Madison students to become outstanding leaders who are engaged citizens of their local, national and global communities. The Wisconsin Experience – the notion that we apply learning inside and outside the classroom in ways that make the world a better place – demonstrates that what we do matters. The Wisconsin Experience produces graduates who are creative problem solvers, able to integrate empirical analysis and passion, seek out and create new knowledge and technologies, adapt to new situations, and engage as world citizens. Learn how a Wisconsin Experience could be part of your future and how you can contribute your creativity and energy to create a better world.